sustained release

December 8, 2009

Steroids Likely to Help Diabetes

Small study shows long-lasting effects of intravitreal steroids for the treatment of diabetic macular edeam, a common complication of diabetic retinopathy.
December 28, 2009

Iluvien® For Diabetic Macular Edema Has Eyes on FDA

Alimera's Iluvien proving effective in phase 3 clinical trials. Iluvien will release fluocinolone acetonide for the treatment of diabetic macular edema. Iluvien is an injectable extended release delivery system.
March 3, 2010

Mr. Ozurdex's Vision is Sustained

Mr. and Mrs. Ozurdex return after each receiving Ozurdex sustained release systems for separate retinal vein occlusions. Their success seems to vary.
January 10, 2011

FDA Denies Iluvien

Iluvien, a promising sustained drug delivery system for the treatment of diabetic macular edema, fails to pass FDA scrutiny...but there's hope.